Mixing mathematics with computer science and psychology, this pioneering certificate program provides the skills and knowledge that information workers need to succeed. Through lessons on data analysis, visualization and cognitive psychology, students learn to collect, analyze and communicate complex information in eye-catching ways. It’s an important skillset that many industries are looking for — from marketing, finance and health care, to business, psychology and sociology. Students may complete this certificate at Seton Hall or entirely online.
Data Visualization and Analysis
Undergraduate and graduate certificates are offered by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the Department of Psychology.
”The DAVA program gives us the foundation and training to understand how people receive information and how to clearly convey information using best practices in the industry today.”Elyse CarterArt Director, Seton Hall University
In both the online or on-campus versions of this program, students learn to translate data into visually striking presentations. Courses include statistics, data mining, visualization and cognition, as well as an internship. Through these varied lessons, students practice preparing real-world data for storing in databases, analyzing data with statistics and machine-learning tools, and using visualization to study data and present findings.
The certificate is earned by completing 15 course credits and an additional 3-credit internship, for a total of 18 credits.
- PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology (minimum grade of C-), or equivalent (not required for students registered as online students)
- Minimum undergraduate GPA: 2.75
- Graduate admission to Seton Hall University
DAVA 7000 Data Visualization
Our Graduate Programs
The College of Arts and Sciences is dedicated to providing graduate programs to educate the professionals, scientists, educators and leaders of the future. Our goal is to impart the skills and knowledge that graduate students need to develop and follow successful career paths and to prepare them to contribute meaningfully to society through service and/or the advancement of knowledge. We believe that an education grounded in the principles of liberal arts and dedicated to societal advancement through research and interdisciplinary studies is the best instrument for producing well-rounded citizens with intentions that are both personally fulfilling and noble.